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West Java Musicians Heading for Mid Wales Theatre


Mid Wales theatre fans are in for a treat when 25 Gamelan musicians from West Java perform at the Willow Globe Theatre at Llanwrthwl, near Llandrindod Wells on Saturday, June 22.

The Kyai Fatahillah Ensemble from Sunda, will be led by renowned composer Pak Iwan Gunawan and will perform in collaboration with UK artists.

Having already played at Kings College Cambridge, the ensemble will be playing at the Cadogan Hall in London next week and the Royal College of Music, London before arriving at the Willow Globe and then performing at Womad Festival in July.

The musicians will welcome the audience to a pre-concert workshop at 4pm and will include wayang golek puppet theatre, lively Jaipong dance and Tarawangsa.

The event has been made possible by the Arts Council Wales ‘Night Out’ scheme and the Indonesian Embassy. Book online at or buy tickets on the door.


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Incorporating public and media relations, the consultancy provides a range of services to businesses and organisations throughout Wales and the Marches.

A former newspaper journalist for 24 years, Duncan moved into PR in 1999 after editing the County Times & Express & Gazette newspapers – the main weekly titles in Mid Wales – for five years.

His main reason for leaving the newspaper industry was a desire for a new career challenge. His successful PR business predominantly focuses on companies based in Wales and Shropshire.

His motto is to keep things as simple as possible to avoid over-complicating what is a straightforward goal – to achieve media coverage for a client.

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He has extensive PR experience of the food and drink, education and training, catering and hospitality, insurance and financial services, manufacturing, tourism, farming, property, fine art, lubricants and telematics sectors.

His contacts extend from local newspapers in Wales to the national print and broadcast media, trade publications and digital media.

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He is passionate about issues relating to the countryside and enjoys fly fishing, watching sport and spending time with his family in his spare time.

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